CLE 078 Software Acquisition for the Program Office Workforce (SAPOW)
This online training will explain program management challenges which are unique to software reliant programs. This online training discusses developing and managing requirements, constructing acquisition strategies, funding and contracting considerations, software development methodologies, cybersecurity design considerations, testing, measurement tools, fielding, and sustainment strategies. Upon the completion of the course, students will have a strong understanding of the unique aspects of software reliant systems in DoD acquisition and be able to apply related experienced-based considerations, best practices, lessons learned, and rules of thumb to improve the success of these programs.
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Target Attendees
Students engaged in Software Development
Predecessor Course(s) (Acceptable substitutes for meeting current course prerequisite and certification standards)
Predecessor Predecessor Course Title PDS Code Accepted Until
None None None None
Course Length
Approximately 4 hours to complete
Additional Course Information
Delivery Mode  Distance Learning
Equivalent Courses  N/A
ACE Recommended Credits  N/A
Current CEU, CLP and RRP      Click here for Previous Allocation
Continuous Education Units  0
Continuous Learning Points
Reservist Retirement Points 1  
  • Any exams in this course must be passed with a minimum score of 80%.
  • There is no time limit for completing this course.
  • After completing the course, please be sure to complete the survey at the end.